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#WCWinSTEM: Michelle T. Tong, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Michelle T. Tong, a behavioral neuroscientist interested in understanding smell, memory and STEM-ed! As compiled by Leolene Carrington, Ph.D. Dr. Tong is also responsible for the longest-running #VanguardSTEM watch party we know of at Earlham College. We’re super-excited to feature her and look forward to working with her even more closely in the […]

#WCWinSTEM: Heidi Stauffer, Ph.D.

as compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc   I’m a mixed-race indigenous Southeast Asian third culture kid who is a geoscientist, climate scientist, writer, and science educator. – Dr. Heidi Stauffer   We’re so excited to feature Dr. Heidi Stauffer as this week’s #WCWinSTEM! We let Heidi take the lead and tell her own story this time […]

#WCWinSTEM: Dr. Keturah Odoi

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Keturah Odoi, a chemist interested in understanding the epigenetic role of proteins in cancer development. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Tell us a little bit about yourself: I was born in Ghana, West Africa and moved to Oklahoma when I was […]

#WCWinSTEM: Mareena R. Snowden

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Mareena Robinson Snowden, PhD candidate at MIT. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Our #WCWinSTEM is Mareena R. Snowden. She is a Miami native who “thrives in environments where diverse perspectives and skill-sets are valued.” As a strong supporter of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Snowden received her B.S. in physics […]

#WCWinSTEM: YOU!! Yes, You!

This week’s #WCWinSTEM goes out to all of you, our amazing #VSFamily! By Chrystelle Vilfranc Today’s #VanguardSTEM #WCWinSTEM goes out to all of our lovely supporters. This is our last #WCWinSTEM for the year and it seemed fitting to acknowledge you all. You all have made the #WCWinSTEM campaign a big deal. You have nominated […]

#WCWinSTEM: Margot Lee Shetterly

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Margot Lee Shetterly, author of #HiddenFigures. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc We are culminating our #VSDoesHF #WCWinSTEM with a feature of the woman behind it all: Margot Lee Shetterly. Shetterly is the author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win […]

#WCWinSTEM: Dorothy Johnson Vaughan

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dorothy Johnson Vaughan, NASA mathematician. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Today we’ll continue highlighting the remarkable Black-women mathematicians at the center of Margot Lee Shetterly‘s Hidden Figures. Our #WCWinSTEM is Dorothy Johnson Vaughan, a mathematician who worked at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor of NASA. Vaughan was born in […]